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Taliban Talks

Taliban Reportedly Held Secret Talks In Norway

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

OSLO, June 18 (Reuters) - Taliban officials held secret negotiations in Norway over the past several months that played a significant role in the op...

U.S.-Taliban Talks 'Exploratory'

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2012 | World

By Serena Chaudhry ISLAMABAD, Feb 16 (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban and the United States have made only exploratory contacts for pos...

David Wood

A Delicate and Dangerous New U.S. Mission: Talk To The Afghan Taliban | David Wood | Posted 02.16.2012 | World

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne's 4th Brigade, deploying to Afghanistan later this month, are headed into a unique and delic...

Is Peace With the Taliban Possible?

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 03.14.2012 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

Taliban peace talks are riddled with challenges: the Taliban has sought the release of at least five senior Taliban leaders from the Guantanamo Bay prison and poor Afghan governance continues to undermine a lasting solution.

Ex-British Ambassador To Afghanistan: U.S. Must Negotiate With Taliban

Los Angeles Times | Posted 08.19.2011 | World

From 2007 to 2010, Sherard Cowper-Coles served as Britain's ambassador and special representative to Afghanistan, giving him an inside view of the str...

Talking to the Taliban: The Fog of Peace

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

The President made diplomacy the theme of the national security strategy he laid out at West Point last month. But a brave new world grounded in multilateralism is still on the far horizon.

Talibanopalooza in Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Many factions of the Taliban now harbor strong anti-Pakistan stance and then there are others that yearn for an Islamic revolution in Pakistan.

Taliban Leaders Discuss Secret Talks Between Insurgents, Afghan Govt (VIDEO)

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Charles M. Sennott With Video By Seamus Murphy | GlobalPost Two former high-ranking officials of the now-deposed Taliban government discuss secret...

US, UK Prepared To Open Talks With Taliban: Guardian

The Guardian | Richard Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A concerted effort to start unprecedented talks between Taliban and British and American envoys was outlined yesterday in a significant change in tact...

Taliban Leaders Report Progress In Secret Talks With The US, Afghanistan

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL -- Moderate leaders of the Taliban say they have quietly and steadily made progress in third-party talks between the active Taliban insurgency a...